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To learn about the interactions of cardiovascular anatomy and function.
Bases of cardiovascular pathology and the most commonly used cardiovascular active drugs.
To be able to understand the most common cardiovascular diseases present on acute and chronic patients, and to establishe the most comon differencial diagnosis.
The student should be confident with the bases of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology and the knowledge of the most common systemic diseases that affect the normal cardiovascular function.
Course table of contents
Anatomy of the heart and vessels
Cardiovascular physiology, and bases of hemodynamics
The cardiac cycle
Bases of electrocardiography
Pulmonary gas exchange
Diagnostic techniques based on physiopathology
Electrocardiogram, stress test and Holter-loop recorder
Chest X-ray and CT scan
Angiography and heart catheterization
Ischemic heart disease
Epidemiology and risk factors
Atherosclerosis and chronic coronary artery disease
Acute coronary syndromes
Acute myocardial infarction
Myocardial revascularization techniques
Syncope and arrhythmias
Brady and tachy arrhythmias
Heart failure, heart valve disease and cardiomyopathies
Right and left heart failure
Valve heart disease
Anti-platelet agents and anti-coagulants
|Fauci, Braunwald, Kasper, Houser, Longo, Jameson, Loscalzo||Harrison Practice. Cardiologia||McGraw-Hill Education||2012||8808185494|
|Dennis L. Kasper, Eugene Braunwald, Anthony Fauci, Stephen Hauser, Dan Longo, J. Larry Jameson||Harrison - Principi di Medicina Interna.2 voll. (Edizione 19)||McGraw-Hill, Milano||2015|
|J-W.Hurst||Il cuore||Ed. Mc Graw-Hill Libri - Italia|